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CSPAN
Apr 1, 2013 7:00am EDT
from "the washington times" yesterday, a photograph of president obama and the first family coming home from st. john's st. john's church for easter sunday service. we see a little bit about how the white house is celebrating easter. corporate donations and sales of exit have kept the white house easter even rolling. in a time of severe budget restraints, two factors of blame how the white house good welcome 30,000 people for the 135th easter egg roll. corporate sponsors and souvenir eggs helping to pay for the bill. we are talking about a business and labor deal on worker visas. burlington, vermont. democrat line. caller: i think it is a good idea to open the borders. immigrants do yeoman's work. they do excellent work some of that i've seen. i hireetter prices when a contractor that uses immigrants. the only thing i would say is that we should have .eciprocated kind of laws that if we give them right, then we should have the right to may be immigrate to mexico and do work there and get similar type of benefits. that's the only way it would work. because there's a lot of people wh
CSPAN
Apr 5, 2013 7:00am EDT
the newspapers today -- here is what a senator from that state says -- and "the washington times" has this headline this morning -- a couple of other stories, president obama tells donors about the tough politics on the environment. the new york times reports that the president was at the home of an outspoken critic of the keystone xl pipeline. on sunday 149 air-traffic control towers are slated to close. the governor of -- andd and congressmen the house's minority whip trent this in "the baltimore sun." we have been talking about the headlines in the paper, including this one in "the new york times." social programs are facing a cut back under president obama's budget. last caller on this topic in the spurt, virginia. -- in leesburg virginia. caller: those calling and saying we should pay into payroll tax -- that is nonsense. it is a pay-as-you-go system. for those receiving benefits right now -- there is no lock box. it is nonsense. second point, the military theet is a majority of discretionary portion of the budget. over all it is a very small portion of the budget. i think w
CSPAN
Mar 31, 2013 7:00am EDT
in trouble. now you turn it around like they're trying to blame us we the people. it's washington's problem that has taken our money and spent on something else. on paul ryan's budget you have talked a lot about paul ryan's budget now let's talk about president obama's budget that got voted down 99-0. let's talk about that. and on the constitution you guys the number one thing for this federal government to do is to protect this country and now they're talking about cutting defense. that's where we should be more powerful is right in our defense budget. thank you. guest: what would really be helpful to eliminate on the first point the relationship between the budget and social security. and you understand that cold. guest: right. guest: if you can explain it briefly. guest: social security was a separate trust fund not really part of the overall budget in the 1969. there was a commission lyndon johnson actually started the commission but the change was made during the nixon administration. social security is part of what's now known as the unified budget but it is still a separate t
CSPAN
Apr 4, 2013 7:00am EDT
"the washington shoot.shoot, look, guest: having been a part of that decision earlier in the obama administration, what we sell in the intelligence at the time is the north koreans experience a set of setbacks. the program was not moving at the same pace. to, we were really trying read prioritize the defense efforts towards a more imminent iran and ing from elsewhere and medium-range threats to nato allies in europe and basing facilities in various regions and so forth. what you saw was not an end to missile defense. we kept a program that had more than 30 interceptors' available and ready and more than enough to handle any road that threat from either north korea or iran. well really building up the missile defense system. a much more imminent threat. never left defenseless. now that you see additional theyrces and progress finally got a missile to launch a satellite into orbit, one of the steps on the program. our steps will be full ahead of their capabilities. the defense of this country. the defense is completely adequate. host: a few minutes left with our guest. missouri. wash
CSPAN
Apr 2, 2013 7:00am EDT
"the washington post," -- this morning, president obama is to unveil an initiative to map the human brain. on tuesday he will announce a broad new research initiative started with -- a potential senate race here -- hypothetical matchup in the washington times show mark warner being macdonell easily. mcdonnell has not indicated any interest in returning to the seat. and thoughts on north korea south korea? -- giveny concern is the fact that we have speant so much resourcs in iraq and the countyry is tired of war. the country is tired of war at the wrong time. iss coutnryntry, north korea, the real mccoy. i wonder if those resources should have been saved for a situation like this. both korea is to china what syria is to iran. this is a trying time. somebody is sitting there with "eir legs crossed and saying, he watched this." "watched this." when you look at a deficit -- they cannot come together to get things done. china is watching this. is a very trying time. host: front page of "the wall street journal," -- in the money and investing section of "the wall street journal" -- it say
CSPAN
Mar 30, 2013 7:00am EDT
the united states. "washington journal" is live with your calls and e-mails next. ♪ host: that line this morning, obama publishes planned to build roads and bridges. good morning and welcome to this edition of the "washington journal." today is saturday, march 30, 2013. peter baker writes -- useppa proposals to generate money construction projects. that is what we want to talk about the first 45 minutes paying to improve america's infrastructure. 585-3880. for democrats. call us ats can 202-585-3882. you can reach out was with social media. for twitter, @cspanwj. facebook.com/c-span. is in thise of what morning's new york times -- we want to show you a little bit about what the president had to say. first, we will take some calls regarding paying to improve america's infrastructure. the first call is from james in riverside, california. caller: good morning. about the you think president's planned? they are proposing a marriage of public and private investment to pay for construction projects. caller: it sounds like a beautiful place -- plan. i love the way obama is very articulate
CSPAN
Apr 3, 2013 7:00am EDT
examining the debate over fracking. "washington journal" is next. >> ♪ host: good morning on this wednesday, april 3, 2013. the front page of usa today says border security and could hurt immigration reform. presidents obama travels to denver to call on congress to pass stricter gun control laws. this is on the heels of reports yesterday that a senate bill is in peril. gun control legislation, what's next? also, send us a tweet. or post your comments on facebook. and you can e-mail us. begin with ed o'keefe of the washington post and joining us to talk about his peace yesterday on the front page. senatete that when the returns next week to take up gun-control legislation, there are provisions that are in danger. all of itically, might be in peril. there are concerns there might not be enough support for a proposed expansion of the background check program, currently supported by nine out of 10 americans. the various democrats running for reelection in 2014, not enough of them have signaled they will support the plan if it were put to a vote. the other aspect of this that is in per
CSPAN
Mar 29, 2013 7:00am EDT
"washington journal" is next. ♪ good morning and welcome to "washington journal." 2013., march 29, president obama called on congress to pass gun-control legislation and urged americans to remember the victims of gun violence. he spoke at a white house surrounded by mothers whose children were killed in the shootings. calls on theyour president's call for renewed on rent -- and gun legislation. democrats -- republicans -- independents -- online.also find us send us a tweet by writing @cspanwj. span and facebook to weigh in. you can also e-mail us. here is the front page of the new york daily news this morning, quoting president obama -- yesterday, the president said "shame on us." inside of the new york daily news, it says -- let's take a lesson to president obama in his own words. [video clip] ." >> i read an article in the news hasother day, wondering, washington missed its opportunity because as time goes on after newtown, somehow people start moving on and for getting? people hereyou, the do not forget. grace's dad is not forgetting. has not forgotten. the notion that two mont
CSPAN
Apr 6, 2013 7:00am EDT
initiative called brain research for advancing there are technologies. "washington journal" is next. host: good morning. good morning, it is april 6, 2013, days before president obama estimates his 2014 budget plan to congress. more details are starting to be released. meanwhile, wall street and washington react to yesterday's unexpectedly poor jobs report. we begin this morning by discussing a controversial ruling by a federal judge that has reignited the debate over the age of which women should have access to the morning after contraceptive pill and whether parents should have a say in the access. as we take it to the ruling in the case that led through it, we are taking your phone line -- phone calls. republicans can call republicans, 202-585-3881. democrats, democrats, 202-585- 3880. independents, 202- 585-3882. if you are outside of the u.s., 202-585-3883. you can also catch up with us on your favorite social media website. good saturday morning to you. we will start with that ruling from the judge of the eastern district of new york, leading many of the papers this morning. here is
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